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Everyone knows that a dog is a man’s best friend, but besides having a cuddly buddy to keep you warm at nights, how else do we benefit from them? According to the American Veterinary Medical Associations, approximately 36.5% of American households own dogs, and with that many canine companions, it’s not hard to see the effects. Studies have commonly shown...
...Teach me to serve you as you deserve, to give and not to count the cost, ...to labor and not to seek reward, except that of knowing that I do your will. St.Ignatius wrote these words in his famous Prayer for Generosity because he believed that his Society of Jesus and all good men should serve their community. All Jesuit students, parents, and...
Why do the seniors wear blue polos every Wednesday? Where do they go Wednesday mornings? What do they do? These are questions many students may wonder; The Roundup has the answers. Every Wednesday, the seniors participate in a community service project with several of their peers. The entire class begins their typical Wednesday by meeting in Hughes Hall. They then take...
For the students, it is untamed joy. For their teachers, it is needed relief. For the Jesuit senior, it’s simply another morning in the Ignatian Scholars Program.   As the 8:50 A.M bell rings, dismissing all underclassmen from homeroom to their next class, the seniors embark on quite a different journey. Every Wednesday, following a meeting in Hughes Hall, the men...
On May 12, 2017, the glistening eyes of the of the freshmen, sophomores, and juniors watched the Seniors march into the Terry Center as the entire student body of 2017 gathered for the last time. After the Seniors marched in, Mr. Garrison stepped on stage and called the congregation to worship, thus inaugurating the Senior Convocation of 2017. The...
  Everyone loves dogs. They've been man's best friend for hundreds of years. Dogs have been loyal to humans in a variety of ways, from games of fetch to the K9 unit working with the police department. Another way is helping those in assisted living. You would rarely see a dog on Jesuit's campus, but the rare sighting is something to...
Every Wednesday, the Jesuit senior class disperses throughout the area to serve the community: from homeless shelters to hospitals, from schools to soup kitchens; the choices are innumerable. One group of musicians travels to retirement homes just to make music. But is musical performance really service? What is service? According to Merriam-Webster, service is simply a helpful act - an...
“Men for Others.” That’s what you commonly hear when you think about Jesuit and what you hear during prayer services. But what you probably don’t know is the full extent of the maxim, and what it means exactly. Jesuit’s motto is actually, “Men and Women for and with Others,” but what does it mean to be men for and...

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